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Mini Mama | by martytdx
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Mini Mama

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Archilochus alexandri

 

I was hiking down a side trail and almsot walked right past this beautiful scene. Another hummingbird buzzed me, which caused me to pause - and then I spied this mother on her nest not 5' from me. I got a couple of quick shots and moved on. On my way back up the trail, she was still there but I moved past quickly to minimize my disturbance.

 

It's one of my favorite moments of my trip.

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Taken on June 12, 2015